The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Author in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 105 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Author 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.079% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.083% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Author
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1432 1199 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.17% 95.01% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 964 769 854
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Author in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Author
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Author across the Edinburgh region.

Author Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Author
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Banking

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft